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Alshaybani Restaurant

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Hadda, Sanaa, Yemen
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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Local Food

Good ethnic restaurant,specialty is fish with the big yemeni bread. You eat with the hands, very cool experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
Monterrey, Mexico
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  • Local cuisine
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Monterrey, Mexico
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Good ethnic restaurant,specialty is fish with the big yemeni bread. You eat with the hands, very cool experience

Thank chalex2015
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458 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

one of the best resturant in the city full of most traditional food in Yemen so delecious and very crowded Try it and you will enjoy the taste

Thank abdulrahman542
Sanaa, Yemen
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Never walked in to this place and not had the best service ever. Quick, friendly and the fish is just amazing. Surprisingly so since the sea is some 200kms away and more than 2.7kms below us.

Thank Haitham A
Doha, Qatar
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255 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is not just a restaurant"! Its a collection of food, sweet. Cultural and historical part of Sanaa. If you visited Sanaa and missed it you will have to back again as your visit s still incomplete. On the walls of the three storey restaurant you will see the photos of all local poloticians who dined here. Most yemen guests... More 

Thank Shaltoni
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Never miss this place if you are in Sanaa. You better go to the original few once as there are many shaibani (it's a family name) This is the best opportunity to taste the real Yemeni local food specially meat. I won't recommend it for fish as there are better options. But meat yes yes, it's melting in the mouth

Thank Hesham A
Sana'a, Yemen
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an average local restaurant that offers local Yemeni food which I like to eat from time to time. It does not meet international standards but its OK if you want to taste Yemeni food for a reasonable price.

Thank Najeeb A
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you visited Yemen and you missed shaibani food then you missed a lot. They are serving the best bread and special grilled fish which is prepared by special yemeni way and all types of meat cuisine. it is really amazing restaurant .

Thank mamounfarra
Sanaa, Yemen
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you visited Yemen and you missed shaibani food then you missed a lot. They the best in bread, sea food and all types of meat cuisine.

Thank Mohammed A
Bangkok, Thailand
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

best food ever! The fish was simply amazing, and the bread too. Service is great and quick. Must go in sanaa!

Thank Alex H
Padua, Italy
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1,029 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 792 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Yemei food as you find it in this restaurant is as it should be , all the traditional dishes are here . The bread is a funny thing to see and you can have big bread , extra big bread and very big bread ...depending on the number of guests at your table. It is dumped in the middle of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hadda, Sanaa, Yemen
  • Location: Middle East  >  Yemen  >  Sanaa

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine


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